Why Three Rivers?
Learn why Three Rivers is the right choice for you.

Online Application for Admission to Three Rivers College.

Learn how to meet with an advisor virtually, in person, or by phone or eamil.

Listen to current TRC students, graduates, and more talk about why Three Rivers College is a great place to get an education and set yourself up for success.

Learn about requirements for admission to Three Rivers.

Getting Started Checklist
Getting started at Three Rivers has never been easier. Follow these simple steps to begin your path to success.

Learn which counties and school districts are classified as "in district" and qualify for lower tuition.

Transfer Students
Check out special requirements for students transferring from another college or university.

Information Request
Get a personalized info packet sent to your home.

Campus Tours
Sign up to get a guided tour of our campus.

New Student ROCS
All new students are required to attend a Registration and Orientation for College Success (ROCS) Session.

Vehicle Registration
The student vehicle registration form.

Explore TRC, Virtually
Join us for virtual information sessions about TRC programs.

Whether you're looking to start your career or prepare to transfer to a 4-year institution, Three Rivers College is the opportunity you've been looking for.

Quality, Affordable Education
Get a start on college where classes are small, instructors know you by name, and you get one-on-one assistance. Our affordable tuition allows you to save thousands of dollars by taking freshman and sophomore classes at Three Rivers. We're accessible, allowing you to earn your AA on campus, online, or at our multiple locations in Southeast Missouri. You can major in almost any academic area. If you're undecided, we offer an economical way to explore your interests.

Career/Technical Training
Associate of Applied Science programs offer training for in-demand jobs in the fields of healthcare, technology, public safety, business, agriculture, and more. Our state-of-the-art training facilities and equipment allow you to train in a real-world environment.

Modern Facilities
On our Poplar Bluff campus, take advantage of the Academic Resource Commons with a library, computer center, tutoring center, and study areas. In addition, we have a career/technical building and the Tinnin Fine Arts Center. Students can enjoy free campus-wide Wi-Fi internet access.

The state-of-the-art Robert W. Plaster Free Enterprise Center on the Poplar Bluff campus has learning technology-equipped Business classrooms, as well as an entire floor dedicated to our Nursing and Allied Health programs, including patient simulator labs, a realistic hospital simulation classroom, a medical laboratory, and dedicated Paramedic/EMS classrooms.

Full-service locations are located in Sikeston, Dexter, Kennett, and Cape Girardeau. These locations have staff to help with registering for classes and applying for financial aid, along with library services. Plus: facilities for Practical Nursing and LPN to RN programs in Sikeston, and Welding and Green Diesel Technology in Dexter.

Academic Assistance
At Three Rivers College, we offer free tutoring on campus, at our external locations, and online. Our extensive resources available to students include 24/7 database access to ebooks, videos, and millions of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Personal Service
Not sure how to proceed? Come in and we’ll help you get started on your path to a better life through education. On the Poplar Bluff campus, the Welcome Center is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday to answer general questions and provide assistance with admissions, registration, and financial aid. That same assistance is available at our locations across Southeast Missouri from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.
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